Cottonwood County MN Organizations-Daughters of Norway


Daughters of Norway
Cottonwood County, Minnesota



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The Meduatsolen Lodge No. 24, Daughters of Norway, was organized in Windom, May 3, 1907, with the following charter members: Elsie Anderson, Serena Kinghug, Carolina Grotte, Sophia Thompson, Jorgina Nelson, Johanna Smestad, Kerste Moen, Hannah Jacobson, Hannah Elness, Karen Borseth, Gina Hanson, Kristina Thompson, K. Elyrum, Pedrika Solem, Betsy Elness, Anna Paulson, Paulina Paulson, Bergitha Magnuson, Leni Miller, Moni Solem, Anna Anderson, Minnie Olson, Juditha Ronning, Signe Swenson, Bryneld Paulson, Rena Paulson, Ernrna Paulson, Ida Patterson, Hannah Saxhaug, Dr. L. Sogge, A. Quevli, Martha Skillingstad, Gina Larson, Bessie Severson, Sarah Growe, Thea Westgard, Clara Chester.

The first elective officers included the following: President, Mrs. Elisa Anderson; vice-president, Seine Kringhang; secretary, Sophie Thompson; financial secretary, Jorgine Nelson; cashier, Mrs. Johanna Smestad; singer, Kersti Moen; marshal, Marie Solem; inside watch, Hannah Elness; outside watch, Mrs. Karen Borseth; assistant secretary, Gina Hanson; assistant marshal, Christine Thompson; trustees, K. Elvrum, Pedrika Solem, Betsy Elness.

The present officers are as follow: President, Karoline Grotte; vice-president, Brynoheld Paulson; judge, Soinnare Smogy; singer, Bertha Benson; cashier, Carrie Elness; financial secretary, Serene Kinghug; secretary. Anna Bell; assistant secretary, Mrs. Peter Solem; marshal, Betsy Severson; captain, Sarah Growe; inside watch, Sophie Thompson; trustees, Johanna Smestad, Lizzie Anderson.